Mary L. Weller


MOUNT MORRIS – Mary L. Weller, 90 of Mt. Morris, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021, at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris. 

Mary was born Aug. 5, 1930 in Dixon, the daughter of John C. and Mary Weller. 

Mary was an Associate Professor at Sauk Valley Community College in the Biology department for over 30 years.  She graduated from Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa with a Bachelors degree, Masters of Science degree from University of Illinois and Postgraduate work in biological sciences at Northern Illinois University. She enjoyed traveling all over the world, gardening, reading, feeding her birds and keeping up on the latest news. Mary volunteered at the Ronald Regan Home in Dixon and assisted with the adult reading program locally.

Survivors include niece Cynthia (James) Chapman of Monroe, Wi and nephew Brad (Chris) Weller of Mt. Morris; great niece Jessica Weller and great nephews Daniel Chapman and Adam Weller.

She was preceded in death by her Parents; brothers Charles and John Weller.

Mass of Christian Burial was on Friday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Polo. Visitation was one hour prior to the service from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Burial took place immediately following the Mass at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Polo.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Sauk Valley Community College, 173 IL-Rt 2, Dixon.

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